Washington - HB 1868 - 2017

Investing in water infrastructure on tribal lands to protect the environment by imposing a tax on oil shipped into Washington via pipeline.

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Added On: 02-08-2017
Updated On: 05-27-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Strom Peterson (House/Democratic)





Actions (3)

  • 02-01-2017 - First reading, referred to Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
  • 04-24-2017 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
  • 05-23-2017 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

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News (1)

Bill would send oil taxes to Washington tribes - KXRO Newsradio
Published by kxro.com
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:32:34 GMT

A bill co-sponsored by Representative Steve Tharinger would add a tax to any oil coming into Washington and invest those funds into tribes. Representative Strom Peterson of Edmonds introduced HB 1868, saying that the purpose is to invest “in water ...